Prophylactic probiotics show no benefit in preventing or reducing diarrhoea secondary to chemotherapy or radiation therapy in cancer patients, a systematic review by Australian researchers has found. Despite hopes raised in pre-clinical studies, a review of evidence from seven clinical trials found that probiotic interventions did not have any effect on the incidence or severity ...
Probiotics don’t prevent diarrhoea in cancer treatment
By Michael Woodhead
20 Mar 2018